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Which BSD best suited to run as VMware guest?

I want to deploy a VM to serve DNS and files (via NFS) to other *nix systems in my infrastructure. Due to reasons beyond my control, I need a very light OS, so I naturally choose the *BSD family. ...
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Insecure NFS ports on OpenBSD server

I have a OpenBSD 4.9 server running. Now I am trying to set up NFS shares on that server. I can set it up using secure ports. However it isn't possible to mount the shares from OS X without using the ...
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How to switch IP (including subnet) on OpenBSD without outage

I have an OpenBSD firewall where I have to change the IP on the admin interface (including changing subnet/gateway) and I'm looking for how to do this remotely without losing my SSH (so I can fix ...
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Portable firewall rules for Linux and Free/Net/Open/DragonFlyBSD

I need apply the same rules (lists of IPs with allow and drop rules) in firewalls of Linux and *BSD. Do you know some application (CLI) for to convert a list of rules in the specific format of each ...
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HTTPS only on OpenBSD 4.9? [duplicate]

I've tried this example from OpenBSD http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq10.html#HTTPS it works fine, but with Mozilla Firefox 6.0 it's possible to use both http and https, while I want to force users to ...
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Sharing distfiles between FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and Gentoo

Currently I have a few FreeBSD servers with one of them acting as build box sharing its /usr/ports and /usr/ports/distfiles (as separate file systems) through NFS. Recently I've added OpenBSD and ...
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Force OpenBSD to use internally one IP, but send and receive from network from other IP?

Is it possible to set up OpenBSD such, that it will have IP1 internally (in hosts, in hostname.en0, sockets binds to IP1), but convert it to IP2 when packet goes to ethernet. Also, packets for the IP2 ...
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Why does the “boot>” prompt in OpenBSD disappear at startup?

I came home today to find my network unresponsive, and I have managed to narrow the culprit down to my OpenBSD 4.3 firewall. I attempted to power cycle it, but now at boot time it hangs, and all I ...
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OpenBSD pf port forwarding multiple rules

I have a few dozen servers behind OpenBSD firewall with port forwarding. Most rules are very similar and differ only in IPs or sometimes in ports forwarded, so I want to compact them to remove ...
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M0n0wall won't pass traffic on different LAN subnets unless “Bypass firewall rules” is checked

I have a working configuration, but a question is bugging me. The question centers around having multiple subnets on a single interface. LAN: 10.10.10.1/24 OpenVPN Server LAN IP: 10.10.10.250 ...
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OpenBSD/FreeBSD Firewall w/ GUI that is compatible with Intel 82574L Gigabit LAN NICs

I recently purchased a server to run m0n0wall or pfSense but I've learned since then that both of these firewall products are based on versions of FreeBSD which weren't yet compatible with the NICs in ...
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How can I install OpenBSD to a SSD without a Optical Drive?

I'm searching for an OpenBSD bootable image that I can install on SSD to run pf on. I've found these images for m0n0wall and pfSense but not for OpenBSD alone. Can somebody link me to an image with ...
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BSD 50% interrupt utilization in irq0/clock

On OpenBSD on an Atom 450, with HPET configured in the BIOS and not, also with Hyperthreading/ACPI on-off, nothing seems to make a difference. Here's my vmstat -iz # vmstat 2 procs memory ...
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Where OpenBSD stores information about pseudo interfaces

everybody. On my OpenBSD machine i have several pseudo interfaces for vlan that looks like vlan3: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 lladdr 00:04:e2:c5:02:2b ...
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Restricting program access in OpenBSD

I'm hosting a svn+ssh repo on a OpenBSD box and wondered if it is possible to deny access to any other programs despite svnserve? The reason is that I want to restrict access to parts of the repo with ...
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OpenVPN on OpenBSD 4.8: How do I set up a VPN for road warriors in bridged mode

I'd like to set up an OpenVPN server on my OpenBSD router. I'd like to run it in bridged mode, so the IPs given to the road warriors are from the local network subnet. I'd like to use the DNS server ...
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OpenBSD and encrypted external HD for NAS - svnd or softraid?

I'm fairly new to OpenBSD but I'm trying to cobble together what you might call a poor man's NAS with an existing computer with OpenBSD and external hd. For this task, I'll have clients (both ...
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PF OpenBSD states

We have an OpenBSD server used as firewall using the famous pf. The firewall is connected to the Internet form one side and to a local network form the other. we are experiencing a connection outage ...
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OpenBSD Routing Problem

I am running OpenBSD on a network appliance hardware. It has 5 NICs. I want to give different IP's in same subnet to 3 nics. Eg: em0: 192.168.1.5 em1: 192.168.1.90 em2: 192.168.1.56 I make the ...
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openbsd “/usr/ports/infrastructure/build/out-of-date”-script

I have a question regarding the openbsd "out-of-date" script for ports. For the port "nss" for example I get the output, that there is an update vom sqlite3.13.3 to sqlite3.14.0. Why do I get this ...
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How to make OpenVPN use VIA Padlock on OpenBSD?

I've bought a VIA based router for the only purpose to run OpenVPN on it. Unfortunately it seems that Padlock is not used. Here is the important part from dmesg: OpenBSD 4.8 (GENERIC) #136: Mon Aug ...
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Provide IPv6 to network from OpenBSD firewall

I have an OpenBSD PF firewall that I have added a IPv6 tunnel to (using HE.net tunnelbroker). I can ping/traceroute IPv6 addresses from the firewall. Now I want to provide IPv6 services to the ...
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DHCP Server Check

I have been setting up a DHCP server in OpenBsd and I think I now have it configured correctly. However I have a couple of questions. How can I check that it is working properly before I give it ...
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SuperMicro IPMI through OpenBSD PF Firewall

I'm trying to access a SuperMicro IPMI card that is behind an OpenBSD bridged firewall. A couple pieces of information: The OpenBSD firewall itself has a SuperMicro IPMI that I can access across ...
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OpenBSD in a virtual box as a firewall

Is there any merit in installing a virtual machine with OpenBSD and pf (or any other simple and secure OS + iptable) on a mac laptop and routing all the traffic through that machine? I read a similar ...
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OpenBSD has open ports in default installation

I have been considering replacing Ubuntu with OpenBSD to improve the security on my local server. I need to have ssh access to it, and I also need it to serve static web content - so the only ports I ...
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PHP script unable to email on OpenBSD Apache

I have a webserver running OpenBSD 4.7 and PHP 5.2.12 out of the ports tree. There is a small contact page that is supposed to send an email to a specific address. When I fill in the form using a web ...
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OpenBSD, FreeBSD: your update philosophy?

I've used FreeBSD for about 5 years - server/Desktop - and I've tended to take my apt-get/yum upgrade everything habits along with me ( I admin Debian/RHEL/Cent boxes as well -- I know, I know ...
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Getting IPTables to properly forward NTP traffic

I have the following setup: NTP 10.21.3.169 | | 10.21.3.160 (eth1) Linux 10.0.0.67 (eth0) | | 10.0.0.65 (pcn1) OpenBSD The idea is to allow the NTPD client (not ...
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Using NTPD on OpenBSD to get time from Linux using portforwarding

This is a rehash of another question, now that I understand things a bit better. I have the following network set up: NTP 10.21.3.169 | \______________ | \ ...
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Setting up NTP on 2 Linux boxes and one OpenBSD box

I have been tasked with getting an NTP client working on two Linux machines and an OpenBSD machine. The machines are arranged like this: NTPServer / \ / \ L1 L2 ...
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How do I count the number of processors on an OpenBSD system?

How can I determine the number of CPUs on an OpenBSD system, using either system tools or C code? The technique I know of to count CPUs on other BSD platforms -- checking /var/run/dmesg.boot for ...
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SFTP Timeout on download

my server keeps timing out when i attempt to download a handfull of files at once. i'm running ubuntu 10.4 LTS sshd_config contains the following tweaks: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match group ...
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Continuous Data Protection on Openbsd

I was wondering if there is anything similar to Continuous Data Protection that is available for openbsd?
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OpenBSD firewall - netbook hardware option - pros and cons

I'm considering putting OpenBSD on a netbook for use as a firewall. I am entertaining the idea of using a netbook because it has a built-in screen and keyboard, built-in battery backup, and a ...
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How Much Ram for these 2 Dedicated OpenBSD servers?

First server would be Server A. wordpress, joomla, roundcube and opencart (mysql databases are on Server B) over a 3 year period max would be 2000 unique visits a day. Would be about 500 downloads ...
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Where is Mysql-server port in openbsd?

What's wrong with mysql-server port?? I can't find it anywhere /usr/ports/database/mysql is mysql-client only =( Please, don't say something like "you shouldn't use ports", only in that case if ports ...
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mDNS on bridged OpenVPN network

I have openvpn running on a openbsd server that is behind a firewall, so it is a local member of the LAN. The openvpn is a bridge configuration. firewall internal 10.0.10.1 openvpn server ...
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Where does openBSD store the IP address?

I have an openBSD firewall, and I would really like to know in which file the IP adress of the firewall is stored. And also where can I see if it set up to be with static IP or dhcp? Edit by pauska: ...
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What IP address does my openBSD firewall have?

I have bought one of those Soekris boxes and installed openBSD (flashrd) on it, but now I can't remember if I gave it a 10.0.0.0/255.0.0.0 or a 192.168.0.0/255.255.0.0 IP address. Is there a way to ...
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Add route on OpenBSD for DSL modem on external network

I'd like to be able to access my DSL modem, which is acting as a bridge, from within my local network. I've got a setup like this: {Local network 192.168.1/24} | rl0:192.168.1.250 ...
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Help me upgrade my pf.conf for OpenBSD 4.7

I'm planning on upgrading my OpenBSD to 4.7 (from 4.6) and as you may or may not know, they changed the syntax for pf.conf. This is the relevant portion from the upgrade guide: pf(4) NAT syntax ...
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OpenBSD multi-link pppoe

I'm trying to configure OpenBSD to connect to my ISP (teksavvy) using PPP with multi-link enabled, so as to avoid the throttling of the DSLAM last-mile provider (Bell), ala. Tomato/MLPPP. ...
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OpenBSD logins via SSH seem to be ignoring my configured radius server

I've installed and configured a radius server upon my localhost - it is delegating auth to a remote LDAP server. Initially things look good: I can test via the console: # export user=skemp # export ...
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Burn bootable OpenBSD ISO imagine with Mac OS X (10.6)

I'm trying to make a bootable OpenBSD CD image on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6). Unfortunately, the expected route to success, download + burn with Mac OS X, does not result what seems to be a bootable ...
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How can I get my OpenVPN server running OpenBSD 4.3 to authenticate against my Windows domain?

I've googled all over the place but none of the pages I have come across include a step-by-step guide showing how to set this up. I'm not a Linux master (although I'm working hard to increase my ...
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torrent downloads not showing on Squid log

i have just a few months working as sysadmin, hence i still have lots to learn, first thing id like to do is as follows: We have an OpenBSD 4.5 box acting like firewall,dns,cache etc, the box has 2 ...
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Altq limits not being applied to UDP transfers

I have a OpenBSD server acting as a router/firewall with yhr packet filter ruleset shown below, a linux server, and a linux client. When transferring files (using netcat) by TCP, the limits are ...
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Inaccurate bandwidth limiting in altq queues

I'm setting up an environment where I have one Linux server, one OpenBSD router and one Linux client and I want to be able to limit how much bandwidth the client should be able to use. I've been ...
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Setting up dovecot on OpenBSD

I just installed dovecot (the selection with no ldap, mysql or pgsql) on OpenBSD 4.0 and I want to set it up for IMAP use, but I'm having a hard time finding documentation that I can understand. It's ...